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Reading Character by the Face. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 6 November 1914
Reading Character by the Face. (By A PHYSIOGNOMIST.) Tho physiognomist (lWides the face* Into three so-called grand classes-the oblong (ace, the round face, and the pyrotorm or P««" ' shaped face. Each one of these | types has many variations, hut the classification. may be mode in general way within the three. For mere physical beauty the ob lone or oval face has the highest standing, and the artists who pamt I youthful beauty endeavour to t« I what is called the pure oval to the ! Individuals with an oblong or | oval face are naturally of a strong and active nature, .with keen powers I of perception and much observation. I They are sell-reliant and persevor incr Thoy are not, strictly speak ing, highly intellectual, ^though they are often talented. Thoy constant in. friendship and strong in their affections. Of course, the shape of tho head and the size and modelling ot th® various features ot the face must at ways be taken into consideration when an attempt is Tade to d0~ liniate...
Prahran-Malvern Tramway Trust. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 6 November 1914
Prahran-Malvern Tramway' Trust. I Statement of traffic returns for the month of October, 1914:-Car miles 154,571; passengers carried, 1,440,022; revenue, ^369 1/6 The increases in October of this y««.r "over last year are as follow:-Car miles, 25,746; passengers carried, 295,591; revenue, ^*1711 14/. W. H. L. Louglney, divisional returning officer for Henty, prosecuted at Malvern court on Monday in a number of cases where citizens had neglected to see that their names had been placed on the rolls. Fines weie imposed as follow:-Victor Ward, Thomas Mauger, Thomas Wisby, Alfred Edward Davis, 2/6 each; Ernest Waite, Samuel Waite, Mai garet M'Donald, John May, Agnes Reilly, Bartholomew Thomas Ward, Frank Hardy man, Beatrice May Doran, 2/ each; Alice Costello, Hilda Walker, Harriett Rowe, Francis Church, t/ each.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 6 November 1914
YEARS 43 TEARS A Sufferer from Deafnes*, Noises in the Head, &lt;Sc, ADVERTISER Cured himself and many others. Send for Booklet (posted free), or on application to T. C. MILLSOM, Ear Specialist, 184- ALBERT STREET, WINDSOR DEflp rs SPECIALTY- ; : Abscesses and Running in Ear. NOTE-No Operations or Medical Contrivances Write pr Call. Consultations Free. Home Treatment. T. C. MILLSOM, Ear Specialist, 184 ALBERT STREET, WINDSOR Business Notices. The Home of High-class Tailoring is Ar 222 Glenferrie Road, Malvern JA8. HENDERSON is a Ladies' and Gent's Tailor,0 with extensive English and . . Colonial Experience. . ? He Guarantees Quality, Style and a Perfect Fit In Every Garment. He Specialises in Costumes and Frock Coats.' His Prices are Most Reasonable. Glenroy Cycle and Motor Works HAS OPENED BUSINESS AT 160 Glenferrie IJoad, Wfalverij. Bicycles Built to Order from £6 IDs. . ? t Petrol and all Cycle Accessories Stocked. Go-Cart and Pram Repairing a Specialty. THE CHEAPEST HOUS...
Width of Tyres Prosecutions [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 6 November 1914
"Width of Tyres Proseoutions Wni. Mortill was charged at Mal vern court ori Monday with carrying a greater weight on a lorry than was permitted under the Width of Tyics Act. i Inspector Barnes said thai he saw a lorry belonging to defendant m Toorak-road 011 September 18. It had 50 sleepers on, weighing 3 tons 10 cwt., or 1 ton 8 cwt. overweight. Defendant said he was carting sleepers for the Prahran-Malvern ; Tramway Trust. The load referred to by the inspector was originally intended > for Kew, but. had been diverted to Malvern. All other municipalities allowed 9 cwt. to the inch of tyre, but Malvern only per mitted 6 cwt. . Defendant was fined 20/, witti .10/6 costs. NO TARE ON LORRIES. VVm. Mortill, Thomas Donovan, Abel Baxter and John M'Kell were each fined jcjt with 10/6 costs, for not having the tare legibly printed on their lorries. The Deputy Coroner (Mr D. Buzo lich, J.P.) on Monday inquired into the death of Lucien Pontre, photo grapher, who died suddenly at Mf J Yeoma...
Prahran Town Hall. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 6 November 1914
! Prahran Town Hall. A new pioposition was before the Prahran council 011 Monday night in regard to the town hall. The finance committee reco nmended that Messrs Smith and Ogg be instructed to pre pare designs for re-building the city hall up to the west wall of the mayor's room. Cr EmblinE; said thai already two proposals had been adopted by the council. If the third one were carried, which of the three would be executed? It looked as if certain councillors wanted to carry tne position by.storm-they want to rush u start with thj building, and so throw the vote of the ratepayers back in their faces. They could.not add to the present building. They must either rebuild or leave it as it is. Cr Ginn: Yes, considering that the walls are built of rubble The mayor ruled that no action cnuld be taken until the previous resolutions were rescinded. Cr Nay lor gave notice of his inten tion to move the recision of the resolutions referred to.
A PROFITLESS VICTORY. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 6 November 1914
A PROFITLESS VICTOllY. When General Grant* invested Vicksburg in Muy, 1863, one of the most terrible sioges in history began. The assault which took place before that town on the 22nd resulted in a vast loss of life, but the town still held out. In the first days of June, 3863, a battlo was in progress when the defenders found that their ammuni tion wis giving out, whereupon it Captain Ashby was ordered to ob tain fresh supplies from the cave where it was stored. A party of soldiers was told oft to bring up the supplies, but it was found thut the boxes of ,shells were screwed se curely down, and no tools could be found to prise them open, for to hammer the boxes meant the pro bable explosion of the shells. Seeing the terrible danger, none of the soldiers would act, whereupon the captain resolved to do tho work himself, and hammered at the closely screwed-down cases. Once the hammer struck a screw, and some sparks flew ' into a keg of giant powder; but, happily, tho grains were so la...
Possibilities of Brush Invention. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 6 November 1914
Possibilities of Brush Invention. 1 The manufacture of brushes oilers unlimited fields for the inventor, both in the production of a mater ial to replace hog bristle, which is constantly growing more scarce and higher priced, and in the method of making the various sorts of paint varnish, lather, hair, clothes audi other brushes. The following information regard ing past efforts and present needs (says the " Scientific American ") may bo of assistance to any. wlio wish .to go into the matter. Probably the most pressing need is for a rapid, inexpensive method of setting paint ond varnish brushes. This setting or fastening must be | Absolutely impervious to the at-1 tion of all liquids, including water, oils, alcohol, French spirits, tur pentine, and the various distilla-, tior«; of coal oil, and should not1 necessitate the application of either heat or pressure. It should bc| adaptable to round, oval, and fiut brushes of all sizes and lengths. The system of vulcanisation is ob jectio...
THE MOHOCKS. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 6 November 1914
THE MOHOCKS. Four gentlemen of rank appeared at the Old Bailey on June 6, 1712, charged with assault, riot, andj beating the watchmen. They were described as Mohocks-a name given to a number of profligate and riot ous men who almost nightly went forth inflicting injuries on peaceful citizens. In this instance the char ges embraced slitting an officer's nose, rolling a woman in a barrel down the street, and upsetting coaches and chairs. The defence put' forward was that they were not Mohocks, but had paraded the streets for the purpose of arresting such offenders. A ver dict of but only a small. fine was imposed. The Mohocks were a source of anxiety to the authorities for several years, and a Royal Proclamation was issued, ottering a reward of £100 for the arrest of the offenders. This does not seem to have had much effect. When charges were brought against theso men of fashion the magistrate extended to them much leniency. It shows the state of the Metropolis at that period whon a p...
Saved by Stilts. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 6 November 1914
Saved by Stilts. Here is an interesting true story | o? how a pair of stilts once savod a man's life when ho was in deadly I danger. | Some yenrs ago, a certain Mr. A. H. Watson nsccndcd the famous Mauna Loa Volcano in the Ha waiian Islands, in order to watch nn eruption which was beginning. The party consisted of five people. Rearing the tree line, Mr. Watson left his companions in order to examine the southern cone. Suddenly there came a groat gush of lava which ran down close by him, and, dividing into two, hem med him in on an island surrounded by rivers of fire. It was an awful situation, but Mr. atson was equal to it. Near him was a thicket of small, straight trees of the kind known as iron u'ood, a timber which is inten sely hard and tough. He at onco set &lt;to work with his knifo to make a pair of stilts. All night he worked, and by morn ing they were ready. Mounting them, he walked boldly through the broad river of molten rock. Tho! wood smouldered, the fearful^ he...
Cards and Character. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 6 November 1914
Cards and Character. Some time ago I was talking with a distinguished man of lett«ra, who expressed surprise that any intelli gent human being couM And amuse* ment in playing cards. "Of course, I belong to several clubs/' he said, "but I am not really a clubman. On the raro occasions when I visit ono of them, I go into tho smok ing-room. There one can watch men, there one can study character; while in tho cardroom , . "My dear fellow!" I protested, "when you want to watch men, when you want to study charcter, you go to the smoking-room ! Man alive, I will undertake to tell you more about a man whom I havo met for a week at tho card-table than you will learn about him in the smoking-room in six months. Of all the places in the world, the placo to see your man as he really and truly is, the man beneath the veneer, is at the card-table." The cardrroom is, indeed, the true test of a man, and tho number that pass satisfactorily is surpris ingly small. You may meet a man regularly at lunc...
A SCOTCH MOON. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 6 November 1914
A SCOTCH MOON. All Scotsmen lako pride in their native land, but none more than the' old gardener at Duddingston. The gardenor was showing to .a tourist the beauties of the loch and of the little village. It was evening, and as he expatiated on the lovely scone and on the glories of his country, the moon rose over a hill. The old man stopped short in the middle of a speech, and g&zed at the moon in admiration. After a moment ho turned to the tourist and said "There's a moon fur ye ! I tell ye,.man, we're a grand nation !", "Absinthe has driven Binks crazy, they say." "Abaiothb-minded, eh ?V
Mixed Editorial Figures. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 6 November 1914
Mixed Editorial Figures. 1 For many years thero was an edi tor of a local paper in a littlo Wisconsin town who a sourcc of perennial joy to his renders. Ho mixed his figures worse than an absconding cashier. It is on re cord in his flies, preserved by an appreciative local reader, that* ono week, whllo rebuking some heinous charge by the Opposition, ho announ ced that "chickens," like two-edged swords; ofttimcs como home to roost."- On another occasion, in handling the case of a contempor ary, he said, "Thus, the black lie, issuing from his base throat, be comes a boomerang to his hand, and he is hoist by his own pe tard, and rinds himself a marked man." Perhaps the man never rose to greater heights in his speciality than when, penning an editorial on the sacredness of the fireside, he spoke of tho faithful watch-dog or tho good, wife standing at the door to welcome tho home-coming mas ter with honest bark," though many readers preferred his reference to tho "beacon light, rearing i...
ROOSEVELT'S RIVER. DISCOVERY IN BRAZIL. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 6 November 1914
' ROOSEVELT'S RIVER. DISCOVERY IK BRAZIL. Addressing tho 2?r>yal Ideographi cal Society in London Mr. Iloose velt described his discovery of tho new river in Brazil mado during his recent exploration. According to s."Tho Times" report he said : A COUNTRY FOU EUROPEAN EMIGRANTS. We first went up the Paraguay as far as we could go by a^steamer, and then by launch with native trading boats lashed . alongside. Then for 07 days we wont with mule train and pack-horso across the . highland wildness of Western Brazil, reaching up to over 4,000ft. high. Mr. Roosevelt continued :-They went for 37 days across that high land region, until tjiey fgxne to the point whero the Iipe qf the tele graph crossed, by a bridge, tho Duvida, which was tho River of Doubt. They started down the un known., r.iver. Tho hardships came JnVtbo early part' of tho trip-not J in the first four days. Tho first four days were easy. Thoy went slowly, 'because for the first month they accurately surveyed all tho river...
Tip, or "Kip?" [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 6 November 1914
Tip, or "Kip ?" Dressed in a much-worn check suit, with the inevitable tight trou sers, and endeavouring to the best o' his ability to look as "horsey " as possible, the hurd-up individual on the "make-haste" stood. on a part of the Epsom Powns, anxious ly on the look-out for a prospective greenhorn. Presently a simple looking country' youth came along, whereupon the "horsey" man's hopes brightened. "Going to the races ?" *he would be bencfactor in the faded checks asked the other. "Yes," was the brief reply. "Then let mo put you on a good thing/' said the tipster, in philan thropic tones. "1 have come straight from the stable !" The country youth quietly pro duced four pennies from his pocket and hauded them over , to the aston ished speaker. "Come straight from the stable, ell?" said he. ./'Well, now you will be able to pay for a bed to-night, anyway !" The cat was regarded as sacred by the Egyptians; but though it may still look at a king, fe\tf are now so poor as to do it revere...
A Song of Hope. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 6 November 1914
A Song of Hope. There is a pill for every ache, a salve for every sore, so lei's re joice and never make a rumpus any more. Thero is a poultice for each head, for every pain some dope; until the doctors say we're dead, no one should give up hope. I knew a man once on a time, who hnd no store of cash; ho said this world was quite a crime, and all its glories trash; and so he got a neighbour's axe and by tho old horse trough, with sundry strong and skilful whacks he chopped his hcaclpiece off. Next week a lawyer printed ads., announcing that this knave had fallen heir to heaps of scads, but ho was in his grave. Tho darkest hour, as Homer said, is just be fore tho dawn; there's often com fort just ahead when all the hope seems gone. There is a syrup for each cough, a lance for every boil, so never think to shuille off somo yards of mortal coil. Misfortune hits us now and then, but if. we: bravely grin, she'll go pursuing weaker men and push thoir faccs in. There is a cure for every war...
CHAPTER XII. HOW THEY SLIPPED OUT OF OLD RUSTCHUK. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 6 November 1914
, . .CHAPTER XII. HOW THEY SLIPPED OUT OF OLD RUSTCHUK. There had been a few changes in his plans. Why bother 'seeking the door of the tavern when his window would serve the same end?.- It whs open, and a dozen times his brad had been thrust forth to seek fresh air, since his room hAd a distinctly stale, musty odour ; and at the same time he was in the habit of sweeping his eyes around that part of the moun tain panorama that fell within the scope of his vision. I Some clouds, harbingers of luck in his interest, had swept up from the storm nest to the south-west, nnd occasionally screened the pale mis tress of the night skies. Dugdale wished there were more : indeed, the gloomiest night would have been preferable to this one with a moon, in so far as making their cscape was concerncd, though once among the wild roads of the moun tains they might be very, glad of the illumination, with perilous preci pices encompassing them on every hand. Dugdale had boldly determined to abandon most...
CHAPTER XI. DEFYING THE WAR TIGER OF THE BALKANS. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 6 November 1914
CHAPTER XI. DEFYING THE WAR TIGER OF THE BALKANS. When this matter bad been satis factorily adjusted, and Vladimir be came a party to the rebellion against General Gratschefl's authority in the Balkans, .Owen Dogdale felt inspired with new zeal. He would have attempted the task alone and single-handed., if necessity had compelled such a thing ; but the chances of success were meagre at any time, and almost hopeless with out the aid of some one who knew tho wild mountain roads, and how by a sagacious trick those who pur sued might possibly be baffled. For it was a foregone conclusion that the chase would be hot enough to please the most fastidious, once the iron general understood how he had been mocked and defied by this stranger within the gates. Accordingly Dugdale now set about forming a plan of action. The Cossack had a bright mind, and- this was directly in line with what he considered his strongest point-action. His suggestions assisted tho tra veller not a little in making hi...
PEN PICTURES OF THE PAST. FIRST ENGLISH CROSS-CHANNEL FLIGHT. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 6 November 1914
PEN PICTURES OF THE PAST. FIRST ENGLISH OROSS-OHAN NEL FLIGHT. On JUDO 2, lDlO* and English-1 man created a now and wonderful record in aviation. The HOD. Charles S. Rolls (who was unfortunately killed on July 12 itx the same year) flew from Dover to San gatto on the French coast, and re turned to Dover without alighting or stopping his engine. 4 Ho started from the cliffs near Dover Castle at 6.80 p.m. in un usually clear weather, and arrived over Sangatte shortly after seven. Travelling at high speod, ho passed over the cliffs near the semaphoro station, and, after encircling it, Hew back towards Dover, after dropping messages in triplicate for the Aero Club of Franco. Ho was enthusiastically cheered by a largo crowd, and a number of steamers in the harbour . sounded their sirens. Speeding across tho harbour at an immense pace, the aviator, when abovo tho promenade pier, made a graceful sweep in the direction of the castlo. Gradually ho dropped from his height of 1,000 feet, and a...
BED AS A PUNISHMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 6 November 1914
BED AS A PUNISHMENT. No more fantastic punishment can well be conceived than that meted out, a while since, .by a magistrate , in Kansas, to a man chargcd with being intoxicated. The prisoner wa3 sentenced to seven daJB in bed, and was conducted homo by a policeman who stood . by while ho un Iressed . himself, and then tucked him up snugly between the sheets. . "X sentence jou.to take your wife and baby to Coney Island onco a week , to "Tciss her at least onco a day, and give her Ave dollars wceklv. I further suggest that you give her a bunch of flowers once in a while. You are commanded ? not to allow your mother-in-law to interfere with your household arrangements. Thi? sentence is of four wee' a' duration. At its expiration you will both re port here; If you have not obevnl the sentence you will be puni-hed for contempt of court." Such wnstho common-sense Judgment passed at Brooklyn, U.S.A., by Judge Hi'gln botham, before whom a' mnn was chargcd with deserting his wife and child....
CHEAP GAS INVENTION. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 6 November 1914
CHEAP GAS INVENTION, A young Marion (Kansas) man an nounces the Invention of a process for solviug the fuel problem. lly means of a spccial motor and gene rator ho claims his ability to pro duce pure hydrogen gas from a de composition of water at the low cost of one penny per 1,000 cubic feet. It !s understood tliat he has dis posed of his invention and all the apparatus necessary for the produc tion of gas to an Eastern manufac turer for a largo cash consideration and a yearly royalty. His generators and motors,- ho dc« elates, will be available for use on motor-cars, launches, stationary and marino engines, and heating ami lighting plants. The Arrow's Flight.'-"Please, Mrs. Bowles, can I have my arrow ? It's gone over into, your garden/' said i little Bobby, " Certainly, my boy," answered Mrs. Bowles. "Where is it ?" "I-I fink it's in your cat !" was the timid reply.